Gaming Retro

Resident Evil 2 Turns 18 Years Old Today!

  Resident Evil 2, known in Japan as Biohazard 2, is a 1998 survival horror video game originally released for the PlayStation. Developed by Capcom as the second installment in the Resident Evil series, its story takes place two months after the events of the first game, Resident Evil. It is set in Raccoon City, […]

Gaming Retro Reviews

Rookery’s Retro Review: Mobile Light Force (Playstation 1)

  Overall Score: 4 (of 5), Couch Co-op to fill the screen with verticle shooter-ness! Story: From the front cover, looks like Charlie’s Angels have a job to wear leather, sprint, and fire ballistic weapons at mechas. From the back, more like a more modernized Xevious. Hmm…so, which is it? Case says “keep your enemies […]

Gaming Retro

What Is Beats Of Rage?

Years ago my motivation for learning how to use computers was pirating free music. Not long after I got the downloading process down, I came across a friend playing Punch Out on an emulator called Nester. It had every NES game all on one disc. I was blown away by this innovation. I had to […]

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A Tribute To TurboGrafx-16

The TurboGrafx-16 is a home video game console that was joint developed by Hudson Soft and NEC. It released in Japan on 10/30/1987, in North America on 8/29/1989, and in France on 11/22/1989.


Great Female Game Charaters – Celes Chere

By Andrew Stokely With the recent uprising of feminist voices in the gaming community, female characters in video games, from Samus to Chun Li to Bayonetta, have been receiving a great deal of attention and criticism as of late.

Retro Reviews

Rookery’s Retro Review: Infiltrate (Atari 2600)

Overall Score: 4 (of 5), pew pew pew! Story:  I’m in an empty rainbow coloured office building with lots of elevators that only reach one to three floors.  I have a fast shooter though, and my goal is to reach the top or bottom floors to pick up a Doric column because presumably I’m a […]

Gaming Retro Reviews

Rookery’s Retro Review: Warplock (Atari 2600)

Overall Score: 4 (of 5), hypnotic pew pew! Story:  Normally this is where I put in some commentary about what I see and how I interpret it, but the write up from the manual sounded so exciting, I couldn’t help but quote it: “Piloting your space craft to the outer reaches of the galaxy, on […]

Gaming Retro

Best NES Video Games Of All Time

#1 Duck Hunt (1984) The orange gun. The flying ducks. The annoying dog that was terrible at hunting and always laughed at you when you had a bad day. All of these features made Duck Hunt an unforgettable game and a timeless childhood classic that most of us will never forget. #2 Punch-Out!! (1987) While […]